'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • 'Brave:' Pixar princess with mother issues
    PLOT: In ancient Scotland, young princess Merida tries to break a spell on her family. BOTTOM LINE: Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves. CAST: Kelly ...
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